Equipment ancient laptop, linksys wirless pcimcia card and siemens wirless router.
Issue is that when the laptop starts it is unable to acquire an address for the wirless unless I have the laptop connected to the router via ethernet cable as well. Once connected remove cable wireless works.
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Re: Tiscali wirless connection issue
Sounds like the router may need a firmware update as the DHCP service is failing to run correctly.
You can however just use a static ip address.
First of all find out the network address in use.
eg. 192.168.0.1 - 192.168.1.1 - 192.168.2.1
to find out, - start menu - run - cmd - ok - ipconfig
Log on to the client computer as Administrator or as Owner.
Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click Network and Internet Connections.
Click Network Connections.
Right-click Wireless Network Connection, and then click Properties.
Click the General tab, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) in the This connection uses the following items list, and then click Properties.
In the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box, click Obtain an IP address automatically (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.
Note You can also assign a unique static IP address in the range of 192.168.0.2 to 192.168.0.254. For example, you can assign the following static IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway:
IP Address 192.168.0.2 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Default gateway 192.168.0.1
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Sound's like it got zapped,do you have a surge protector on all your equipment if not even a small surge can destroy the electronics in todays Pc equipment.more than likely you'll have to bay another one. Hope this helps,and good luck.
The signal types and equipment necessary to pickup the wireless network protocol G (or for that matter A, B, or N) are very different from the signals and equipment that are used to receive tv signals using outdoor antennas. TV signals are very basically instructions telling your TV what to "paint" onto the TV's screen. Wireless Internet protocols use a more complex system to send data, be it text, pictures, programs, or a mixture of all of those types of info. There are signal boosters for Wireless Internet protocols, but they are very different from a coax antenna. Most cities and towns now have free "Hot Spots" that allow people with wireless cards to access the Internet for free. Do a search on Google for Free Hot Spots for your area and see if there are any available.
I have one of these from linksys, and have had the same issue when attempting to set up the security on the router. There is a reset button on the back of the router you can press with the tip of a ballpoint pen or pencil, that will reset the factory settings. You should be able to reconnect through Windows wirless connections then.
1.uninstall the driver
3.in the windows..run the cd driver of WUSB54GSC and install...next..next...after that..restart computer...
4.in the windows..insert your linksys usb wireless device...and start using your wireless..
think you have to connect a cable to the ethernet adapter of your desktop in order for you to connect to the wrt54g. uless you have a wireless lan on your desktop. also check your channels. and manually config your router through 192.168.1.1.......
Do you have a connection wizard that you can run on your computer? Linksys offers them for downloading at their website. Try that -
have you named your home network so your wireless connection can "find" it? You don't mention how your main computer is networked in. A wireless adapter for a notebook will need to have a Linksys connection wizard run on the laptop.
If you have a Linksys router connected to your main computer, it should already have the piece of software you need. Most likely, you'll need to put it on a flash drive and install it from that onto your laptop. the wizard helps also to diagnose the right settings.
If you want to post what you are using for your main network (linksys router?) and which operating systems you are using, that will help.
For example, in Vista, you'll need to enable the option for "network discovery" under your laptop's control panel/network and sharing center.
You also need to have certain settings on your main computer for the wireless to work - there are two main types of wireless connections - B and G. Most of today's routers and cards will do both, but if you have an older router, it might not be set up to handle the newer or combined types. They run on different frequencies, so your laptop might not be "reading" your router's frequency.Also, if you have other wireless/radio frequency equipment near your laptop, it can interfere with the signal being received right.
You also need to be sure that your firewall allows the linksys system to access your computer (allowed programs).